One of the most recurring issues I see on the CircleCI Discuss forum are people playing around with SSH keys in order to get them to work with external servers. There are different ways to handle this. Here’s my favorite method to do it.continue reading →
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In continuing with my series of CircleCI desktop wallpapers (after over a year!), here’s another one.
Since my last one, CircleCI has raised a series F round of funding and we hit 10 years old. I myself am getting closer to my 6-year mark at the company and felt very reflective. Like Pac-Man, CircleCI started in a very different time. A pretty impressive journey but we’re just getting started.
You’ll find the preview in this post but you can download the full resolution 4K/16:9 version (for normal screens) and a 4K/16:10 version (for Macbook-like screens) from the links below.continue reading →
I tried installing the Android “sdkmanager” on Ubuntu and I ran into several problems.
A lot of the instructions I found online tell you to use Android Studio instead, which I don’t want to do, or provided instructions that simply didn’t work for me.
Here’s how I installed the Android Command Line tool,
sdkmanager on Ubuntu 20.04.
Another quick one.
There are scenarios when you want to
git fetch from a certain remote however you don’t want to automatically pull down all of the tags.
There’s a git config setting for that.
Many devs using a fairly recent version of macOS has likely run into the following error:
"SOME PROGRAM" cannot be opened because the developer cannot be verified. macOS cannot verify that this app is free from malware.
Here’s how to fix it.continue reading →
Whenever I start a significant amount of work on a codebase, I like to push up to GitHub a baseline branch. I’ve written about this before but to summarize, I like to get the lay of the land before I start creating changes. This allows me to build confidence in the CI process and makes debugging future problems easier.
With forking pyenv, I decided it would be smart to create a solid baseline here as well. Here’s what I did.continue reading →
Here’s a really quick one I wanted to share. Today I rode to Starbucks to get a nice weekend work session in. I’m working on some fun stuff such as Pungi, Revidian Auto, etc. I logged in to my MacBook Pro, connected to “Starbucks WiFi”, and the WiFi login/redirect screen never popped up. This happens on occasion and there’s a few troubleshooting steps you can do to fix it. I won’t go over them here (let me know in the comments if you want me to) but I will go over how I fixed this weird Tailscale and captive portal issue.continue reading →